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CLA 611
  • Paris France Bibliothèque Nationale de France Lat. 11529
  • Paris France Bibliothèque Nationale de France Lat. 11530
Script Corbie a-b Script and Caroline Minuscule
Date VIII ex (776 - 800)
Origin and Provenance

Written doubtless at Corbie, whence probably issued the other early copies of this glossary in a-b script (Cambrai 633 + Paris Ste. Geneviève 55, fly-leaf + Karlsruhe Fragm. Aug. 140, = CLA 6.743), Corbie apparently being the home of this compilation. The manuscript was used as security in the thirteenth century (see note at end of Lat. 11529). Given in 1680 by Claude Joly, Canon of Paris, to St-Germain-des-Prés, where it bore the number Lat. 12 (see Lat. 11529, foll. 1, 1v). Came to the Bibliothèque Nationale during the Revolution.

CLA Vol. 5
TM Number TM 66779
Support Parchment
Contents Ansileubus, Glossarium.
Script Commentary

Script is, for the greater part of the manuscripts, in graceful Corbie a-b type described previously (see CLA 5.554); Caroline minuscule of Maurdramnus type by several hands is seen in Lat. 11529 on foll. 1v, 39, 40, 102v–107v, 109–115; in Lat. 11530 on foll. 208–246v; also in corrections passim. One of these hands uses a horizontal stroke followed by a dot as an abbreviation mark (Lat. 11529, foll. 1v, 104). It is noteworthy that Maurdramnus minuscule hands are invariably at end of quires, or on separate quires or sheets, so here no evidence exists that a-b scribes and Maurdramnus scribes worked side by side. Restorations of a somewhat later date are: foll. 12–13, a bifolium, and fol. 108 in Lat. 11529; and foll. 17–24, a quire, and fol. 155, an insertion, in Lat. 11530. Notae Tironianae on fol. 87v of Lat. 11529.


☛M. Huglo, Scriptorium 55 (2001), pp. 18–19. ☛Mostert, Fleury, BF1170–1. ☛Index Tironianorum here and here.

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